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Twilight At Taronga & Melbourne Zoo Twilights 2017 Lineups Announced

Written by Zanda Wilson on October 19, 2016

 Sydneysiders and Melburnians prepare yourselves, because both Twilight At Taronga and Melbourne Zoo Twilights have just announced their respective 2017 music programs.

The program will run from Friday, 27th January to Saturday, 11th March, and both zoos will kick off their open-air music series with Aussie rock legend Peter Garrett with his band The Alter Egos. They’ll be joined on the opening night by Kev Carmody, and the original lineups of Jo Jo Zeb & The Falcons and The Sports.

Brisbane outfits Ball Park Music and The Jungle Giants will play back-to-back show, while The Rubens will make their debut at both zoos. Killing Heidi and george will play reunion shows, The Living End will play a special show accompanied by a string quartet, while Kurt Vile, Bjorn Again, Tegan and Sara and Martha Wainwright will all play shows.

Jet have announced their return, as will play Twilight At Taronga only, as well Kasey Chambers, Thelma Plum, James Morrison and Teenage Fanclub.

Meanwhile Melbourne Zoo Twilights will exclusively feature Warpaint, Paul Dempsey, The Specials and the Hoodoo Gurus.

All tickets to both series’ include same day zoo entry, and Twilight At Taronga ticket-holders will also receive free ferry travel from Circular Quay, bus transfers from Taronga wharf to the zoo, and post-show buses to the Spit Junction and Mosman.

All proceeds from both series’ will go to Taronga and Melbourne Zoo’s conservation work. Full series dates and ticketing details available below.

UPDATE 31/10/16: The Rubens’ Twilights shows in Sydney and Melbourne have both sold out, with a second show added in each city. Abba tribute Bjorn Again’s Saurday night Sydney show has also sold out, while Slowly Slowly have been named to support Hoodoo Gurus in Melbourne. Catch the updated details below.

UPDATE 4/11/16: Jet has announced a new Sydney date while The Living end have announced second shows in both cities after their first dates sold out in quick time.

Watch: Peter Garrett – ‘It Still Matters’

Twilight At Taronga 2017 Lineup

Friday, 27th January 2017
Peter Garrett & The Alter Egos, and Kev Carmody
Tickets: Twilight At Taronga

Saturday, 28th January 2017
Jo Jo Zep & The Falcons, and The Sports
Tickets: Twilight At Taronga

Thursday, 2nd February 2017 – NEW SHOW
The Rubens supports by Bec Sandridge
Tickets: Twilight At Taronga

Friday, 3rd February 2017 – SOLD OUT
The Rubens supports by Bec Sandridge
Tickets: Twilight At Taronga

Saturday, 4th February 2017
Killing Heidi supported by Abbe May
Tickets: Twilight At Taronga

Friday, 10th February 2017
Kasey Chambers supported by Thelma Plum
Tickets: Twilight At Taronga

Saturday, 11th February 2017
Ball Park Music and The Jungle Giants
Tickets: Twilight At Taronga

Thursday, 16th February 2017 – SOLD OUT
Jet with Special Guests
Tickets: Twilight At Taronga

Friday, 17th February 2017
george supported by Felix Riebl (The Cat Empire) and Jack Carty
Tickets: Twilight At Taronga

Saturday, 18th February 2017
James Morrison Big Band
Tickets: Twilight At Taronga

Sunday, 19th February 2017 – NEW SHOW
Jet with Special Guests
Tickets: Twilight At Taronga

Friday, 24th February 2017
Björn Again
Tickets: Twilight At Taronga

Saturday, 25th February 2017 – SOLD OUT
Björn Again
Tickets: Twilight At Taronga

Friday, 3rd March 2017
Kurt Vile supported by Mick Turner
Tickets: Twilight At Taronga

Saturday, 4th March 2017 – SOLD OUT
The Living End ‘Twangin’ At Twilight’ featuring Special Guests, supported by Gabriella Cohen
Tickets: Twilight At Taronga

Sunday, 5th March 2017 – NEW SHOW
The Living End ‘Twangin’ At Twilight’ featuring Special Guests, supported by Gabriella Cohen
Tickets: Twilight At Taronga

Thursday, 9th March 2017
Tegan And Sara with Special Guests
Tickets: Twilight At Taronga

Friday, 10th March 2017
Teenage Fanclub supported by The Goon Sax
Tickets: Twilight At Taronga

Saturday, 11th March 2017
Martha Wainwright supported by Oh Pep!
Tickets: Twilight At Taronga

Melbourne Zoo Twilights 2017 Lineup

Friday, 27th January 2017
Peter Garrett & The Alter Egos, and Kev Carmody
Jo Jo Zep & The Falcons, and The Sports
Tickets: Melbourne Zoo Twilights

Saturday, 28th January 2017
Peter Garrett & The Alter Egos, and Kev Carmody
Tickets: Melbourne Zoo Twilights

Friday, 3rd February 2017
Hoodoo Gurus with Slowly Slowly
Tickets: Melbourne Zoo Twilights

Saturday, 4th February 2017 – SOLD OUT
The Rubens supports by Bec Sandridge
Tickets: Melbourne Zoo Twilights

Sunday, 5th February 2017 – NEW SHOW
The Rubens supports by Bec Sandridge
Tickets: Melbourne Zoo Twilights

Friday, 10th February 2017
Ball Park Music and The Jungle Giants
Tickets: Melbourne Zoo Twilights

Saturday, 11th February 2017
Bjorn Again
Tickets: Melbourne Zoo Twilights

Friday, 17th February 2017
Paul Dempsey supported by Melody Pool
Tickets: Melbourne Zoo Twilights

Saturday, 18th February 2017
george supported by Felix Riebl (The Cat Empire) and Jack Carty
Tickets: Melbourne Zoo Twilights

Friday, 24th February 2017
Warpaint supported by Big Thief
Tickets: Melbourne Zoo Twilights

Saturday, 25th March 2017
Killing Heidi supported by Abbe May
Tickets: Melbourne Zoo Twilights

Friday, 3rd March 2017 – NEW SHOW
The Living End ‘Twangin’ At Twilight’ featuring Special Guests, supported by Gabriella Cohen
Tickets: Melbourne Zoo Twilights

Friday, 3rd March 2017 – SOLD OUT
The Living End ‘Twangin’ At Twilight’ featuring Special Guests, supported by Gabriella Cohen
Tickets: Melbourne Zoo Twilights

Saturday, 4th March 2017
Kurt Vile supported by Mick Turner
Tickets: Melbourne Zoo Twilights

Wednesday, 8th March 2017
Tegan And Sara with Special Guests
Tickets: Melbourne Zoo Twilights

Friday, 10th March 2017
Martha Wainwright supported by Margaret Glapsy
Tickets: Melbourne Zoo Twilights

Saturday, 11th March 2017
The Specials with Special Guests
Tickets: Melbourne Zoo Twilights

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